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Posted on: February 27, 2020

RPD honors it own at awards ceremony

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RPD honored many of its members during an awards ceremony Feb. 27 at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The ceremony recognized a variety of achievements and actions covering the last couple years.

RPD congratulates the following on their well-deserved awards, promotions and recognition, as well as thanking retired members for their years of dedicated service to this department and the community.


Officer Joel Smoyer – Medal of Valor

Officer Adrian Jimenez – Medal of Valor

Officer Randy Rodriquez – Medal of Valor

Sgt. Jeff Prince – Medal of Valor

Sgt. Ryan Craine –  Life-Saving Award

Officer Steven Rosser –  Life-Saving Award

Officer Tan Nguyen –  Life-Saving Award

RPD SWAT Team – Meritorious Award – Officers Trong Nguyen, Narciso Santillan, Randy Rodriquez, Donald O’Connor, Tan Nguyen, Brandon Stroud, Det. Gino Basile, Sgts. Ryan Craine and Scott Wrenn, Capt. Filomeno Gonzales, and RFD Lts. Tom Graham and Corey Mealand.


2018 Officers of the Quarter (award not necessarily made every quarter): Scott Wrenn, Donald O’Connor

2018 Officer of the Year: Donald O’Connor

2019 Officers of the Quarter: Brad Bailey, Laura Macias (School Resource Officer)

2019 Civilian Employees of the Quarter: Fabianna Ortega (front desk), Cammie Aguirre (Technical Services Unit technician)

2019 Officer of the Year: Jorge Arroyo-Jaime


Promotions (2018-2019):

Sgt. Rusty Brisco to Lieutenant

Sgt. Alberto Aldana to Lieutenant

Cmdr. Filomeno Gonzales to Captain

Cmdr. Mike Taylor to Captain

Agent Mark Mahone to Sergeant

Officer Mike Fry to Sergeant

Officer Scott Wrenn to Sergeant

Officer Richard Romero to Sergeant

Detective Chris Bradley to Sergeant

Sgt. Raymond Sharpe to Lieutenant

Sgt. Kim Northcutt to Lieutenant

Officer Donald O’Connor to Sergeant

Detective Grace Fresquez to Sergeant

Detective Dylan Thomas to Sergeant

Sgt. Ron Smith to Lieutenant

Lt. Kim Northcutt to Captain

Promoted to Detective: Robert Scribner, Grace Fresquez, Natalie Mendoza, Yancy Darby, Dylan Thomas, Gino Basile, Ashley Wood, Brandon Stroud, Humberto Loya


Retirements (2018-2019):

Officer Greg Carrasco

Officer Denise Sanford

Lt. Rusty Brisco

Capt. Filomeno Gonzales

Technical Services Unit Detective Scott Stevenson

Lt. Jimmy Preston


Longevity Recognition:

11+ years: Norma Ortiz (chief’s administrative assistant), Jon Daniel (Patrol sergeant), Mike Fry (Patrol sergeant)

12+ years: Yazmin Soto (Special Investigations administrative assistant), Cristina De La Cerda (Records clerk), Joe A. Smith (Support Services lieutenant)

13+ years: Alberto Aldana (Patrol lieutenant), Mark Malone (Special Investigations sergeant), Adam Rhodes (traffic officer), Jerry Hart (School Resource Officers sergeant)

15+ years: Loretta Lara (Accreditation manager), Judy Gonzales (Records clerk)

16+ years: Mike Stanton (deputy chief of police), Ron Smith (Accreditation lieutenant)

17+ years: Jeff Prince (Technical Services sergeant)

18+ years: Mendy Hernandez (Criminal Investigations administrative assistant), Miguel A. Lopez (Patrol officer), Grace Fresquez (Patrol sergeant)

19+ years: Laura Macias (School Resource Officer), Robert Scribner (Criminal Investigations detective), Mike Taylor (Captain)

20+ years: Kim Northcutt (Captain)


PHOTO: Medal of Valor recipients Officer Randy Rodriquez, Officer Adrian Jimenez, Officer Joel Smoyer and Sgt. Jeff Prince, with Chief Phil Smith. 

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